On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1931

Historical Events


BattleExecution

Indian independence fighters Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar are hung after conducting an assassination and a bombing. Their request to be shot by a firing squad is refused.

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman F Lent, (Rep-R-NY, 1971- 93), (d. 2012)
  • Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Soviet skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Gorno-Altaysk, Russia (d. 2013)
  • Yevgeni Grishin, Russian speed skater (4 Olympic gold 1956, 60), born in Tula, Russia (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths


BattleBhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter, hanged at 23

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh

1931 Highlights

About March 23, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries